New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1928. Hard Cover. 8vo. Very Good. Item #002100
[i] 304 p.p. [x]. Original green cloth boards, title and device stamped on front and spine in orange. Water staining to head of front board, abraiding to spine ends, edges, and corners. Light rubbing to joints. Tanning and foxing to edges. Paged browned, light intermittent staining. Text unmarked. No jacket. Ownership inscription in water-stained green ink on FFEP. Maugham's book is based on firsthand knowledge of the world of espionage as he was a British agent during World War I.